Alexandra Howton recently completed a 10-week internship at NASA Langley Aerospace Research Center in Hampton, Va. Her participation was part of the summer Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars program founded in 1986. Under the mentorship of Research Aerospace Engineer Dr. Steve Miller, she contributed to the Aeroacoustics Branch under the Aeronautics Mission Research Directorate, completing a project and documentation on a prediction method for the noise produced by the trailing edge of a flat plate subject to subsonic turbulent jet flow. Alex is starting her senior year studying mechanical engineering with an aerospace concentration at Boston University. She is a 2010 graduate of Crestwood High School. She is the daughter of Matthew and Wendy Howton and sister of Zachary, all of Mountain Top.
Allison Alexander of Forty Fort graduated summa cum laude from West Chester University in May 2013 with Bachelor of Science majoring in Nutrition and Dietetics.
Mary Elizabeth Griseto of Swoyersville recently was recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda at the University of Pittsburgh. Sigma Alpha Lambda is a national leadership and honors organization dedicated to promoting and rewarding academic achievement and providing members with opportunities for community service, personal development and lifelong professional fulfillment.
Shelby Traver, 11, of Sweet Valley, a 6th-grade student at Lehman-Jackson Elementary School, was selected as a store winner in the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program. In recognition, Shelby received a certificate of recognition and a $50 Kohl’s gift card and was considered for a regional scholarship worth $1,000.